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QIANLONG GIN FLASKS 17TH C.
Most likely 17th Century

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  • Xupes Reference OR1310003
  • Age Most likely 17th Century
  • Condition The flasks are offered in good presentable condition without restoration. Both have glaze chips around the edge of the pouring spout with one flask having a hairline to the top with a further small bruise hairline to one corner with some slight discoloration. These certainly do not detract and this is a rare pair of flasks to add to any serious collection!  View More Details

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    Unworn

    Item is in unworn or unused condition and there are no visible imperfections.

    Exceptional

    The item is in exceptional pre-owned condition and shows almost no signs of wear with very few imperfections.

    Excellent

    The item is in excellent pre-owned condition and shows minimal signs of wear with minor imperfections detailed in the condition report.

    Very Good

    The item is in very good condition and shows one or two noticeable signs of wear or patina relative to its age.

    Good

    The item is in good pre-owned condition and shows some general signs of wear or patina relative to its age.

    Fair

    The item is in fair pre-owned condition and shows overall wear or patina relative to its age.

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  • For similar, see Bonhams: http://www.bonhams.com/auctions/20580/lot/365/ We offer this rare pair antique Chinese porcelain gin flasks with blue and white watery landscape designs and dating from probably 17th century. The square shaped flasks have unglazed flat bases with a small raised pouring spout to the top. Both are painted in underglaze blue with painted watery landscapes with a figure crossing a bridge with a boat and fisherman in the foreground and with mountains in the background. The scene extends around the four panels with buildings and a continuing watery landscape. Smaller and similar designs are painted around the top of the flasks with blue painted rims around the pouring spouts. We have found reference to very similar spirit flasks made for the Portuguese market in the 17th century and it is possible that these too are earlier examples. The flasks are however not marked.

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